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The Ten Year Anniversary of 9/15

I'm writing tonight from Mesa, Arizona, where a family friend was murdered ten years ago.  His…


A New Chapter

On Sunday night, when I got off the train near Ground Zero to attend a 9/11 multifaith ceremony, I…


Millennials, Moral Vision, and Movement Building

“We need to have an ‘American spring’… nonviolent change where people from the grassroots get…


Announcing Groundswell

As many of you know, for the last decade, I've had the opportunity to tour with Divided We Fall,…


Unheard Voices of 9/11

I spent much of my twenties living out of my suitcase, touring with Divided We Fall, crisscrossing…


Why Oslo is Our Call to Change

Oslo is everywhere. As we see bodies recovered and hear stories of young people who survived the…


What Would You Say To the President?

I've just received an invitation from President Obama to the White House on Wednesday for a…


A Victim of 9/11 Hate Crime Fights for Attacker's Life

I'm deeply inspired by this story: Rais Bhuiyan making a courageous stand to end cycles of violence…


Bin Laden's Death: Why I Can't Celebrate

Osama bin Laden's face is all over the television.  People are flooding the streets waving…


Erasure: AZ Bill Wipes Sodhi's Name from 9/11 Memorial

Anyone who knows about the aftermath of 9/11 will remember the story of Balbir Singh Sodhi.  A…